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MA voters set to begin casting ballots early

Those locations will be open for early voting Monday, Oct. 24 through Monday, Nov. 7 from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Early voting got underway for the first time Monday in communities around the Commonwealth. Alaska law permits same day registration exclusively for the objective of voting for President and Vice President of the United States. "Presidential elections are always Louisiana's highest turnout elections, and that means lots of people will be in line on Election Day".

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Raqqa siege could be toughest yet in fight against ISIS

Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces advance toward Islamic State positions in the village of Tob Zawa, about 9 kilometers (5½ miles) from Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Oct. The city has always been at the center of a territorial dispute between the central government and the autonomous Kurdish region, where the Mosul operation has seen federal forces deployed for the first time in 25 years.

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Jihadists 'shave beards' as pressure builds on Mosul

There are still more than one million civilians living in Mosul . "They don't want to waste their energy". Dozens of Daesh fighters struck at dawn, storming government and security compounds in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk last week, in a coordinated assault more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) from the front lines of the Mosul offensive.

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Canadian nurse accused of killing 8 nursing home residents

The woman accused of killing eight nursing home residents in Woodstock and London spent Tuesday night behind bars. Police did not reveal a possible motive. "It would be inappropriate for me to comment on an ongoing police investigation", Wynne responded. But a search on the College of Nurses of Ontario website shows a status of "resigned" as of September 30, 2016.

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Students pick Zayn Malik to celebrate Black History Month

The other figures highlighted in the university's campaign include Shirley Bassey, Sir Trevor McDonald, Dame Kelly Holmes, and Arthur Wharton, Britain's first black footballer. @FWOCuk, a Twitter account held by For Women Of Colour, a London-based organisation, tweeted: "You can not substitute one ethnic minority for another during BLACK history month , the explanation @KentUnion gave was insulting".

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2 weeks before election: Polls and Obamacare loom large

The group is spending the money in Nevada, Pennsylvania , Indiana , North Carolina, New Hampshire and Missouri. Trump, who faces an increasingly narrow path to victory amid damning revelations about his treatment of women, and his claim that the U.S.

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Cleveland gets World Series boost from newborns in onesies

At least the guy with the most famous pinkie finger in Cleveland Indians history has a sense of humor about his recent drone mishap. The 27-year-old Puerto Rican catcher became the first player hitting last in the batting order to blast two homers in a World Series game.

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LeBron shines as Cavs ring in season with rout

CLEVELAND - The Cavaliers allowed their city to celebrate by raising a championship banner, while simultaneously helping to put to rest its long-standing losing reputation. And Rose did provide the most intriguing minutes in the 29 ½ he logged in this game. Kawhi Leonard had a career-best 35-point haul for the Spurs, who put a damp squib on Kevin Durant's Warriors debut following his off-season move from the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Assad: Syrian forces must 'clean' Aleppo

Mr Putin did, however, say that he had a "very good personal relationship" with Mr Hollande, and that he hoped that their friendship could help them "overcome" their differences. According to The Aleppo Media Centre, a group of opposition activists in the city, the overnight air strikes killed and wounded a number of people, with some buried under the debris.

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Donald Trump holds slight lead in Florida

Polls show Trump trailing Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in key battleground states. But convincing his supporters their vote essentially won't count is not the best strategy. Almost 300,000 Florida voters showed up for the first day of in-person early voting on Monday, new totals from state election officials showed.

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Coalition Huddles As Forces Inch Towards Mosul

Tensions have risen between Baghdad and Ankara, whose foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, warned yesterday that if there is a threat to Turkey, "we are ready to use all our resources including a ground operation". The group was killed because they were struggling to keep up, likely because one of the girls who was ultimately shot dead had a physical disability, the rights office said.

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United Nations rights chief warns of war crimes in Aleppo

Hundreds of civilians have been killed or wounded in Syrian and Russian air strikes since the collapse of the latest ceasefire and the announcement by President Bashar al-Assad's government last month of a major ground offensive to retake the city.

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Refugee kills former co-worker, self; injures 3

The victims were taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment for their gun-related injuries. Two people died in a murder-suicide shooting at a freight auto manufacturing plant in Roanoke, Va . They say the 53-year-old entered the US from Kenya legally through a refugee immigration program, but was sacked by the company in March when he stopped showing up for work.

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'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' Karan's best, says Kareena

Initially, it was only Ranbir who was promoting the film everywhere. Now that's such a "olalaaa" moment, isn't it? Apparently, the actor was waiting for an opportunity to share screen space with the leading lady for quite some time, BollywoodLife reported.

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Yeh Hai Mohabbatein! Ranbir and Anushka go traditional for ADHM promotions!

The MNS demand that film director Karan Johar donate Rs 5 crore to the Army Welfare Fund to resolve the controversy has led to attacks on the Chief Minister, who has denied that he was party to the proposal. Kareena, who was last seen in "Ki & Ka", will next be seen in "Veerey Di Wedding". "Once Karan's father had spearheaded a march in support of Latur's quake victims from Mehboob Studios to the Mantralaya in Mumbai .We can't doubt Karan's patriotism or expect him to provide monetary proof ...

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Kluber and Miller Light Up Game 1

He struck again in the bottom of the eighth inning hitting a three-run homer, again to left field, off reliever Hector Rondon . In 1997, Cleveland advanced to the World Series but lost in seven games to the Florida Marlins. If only more Cubs hitters had followed the lead of Ben Zobrist , who went three-for-four against an Indians pitching staff that has produced four shutouts in nine playoff games.

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Stock to Keep Your Eyes on: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN)

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 2nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 20th will be issued a $0.08 dividend. Stanutz sold 35,350 shares of Huntington Bancshares stock in a transaction on Monday, August 22nd. It has a past 5-day performance of 3.98 percent and trades at an average volume of 12.8M shares.

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Breathtaking Photos Reveal The Dangers Soldiers Face In Battle For Mosul, Iraq

Displaced people who are fleeing from clashes inside a military vehicle in Qayyarah while an operation takes place to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul , around 19 miles north of the town. "The fighting forces are now pushing forward toward the town more quickly than we thought and more quickly, certainly, than we had established in our planned campaign", Abadi said, according to a translation, via teleconference to a ministerial-level meeting on Mosul in Paris.

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Myanmar again named world's most generous country

It also attributed Myanmar's improvement in its overall index score to a "widespread sense of optimism" ahead of last November's landmark general election. Turkmenistan has experienced the biggest move up the rankings, rising 56 places to 15th, largely due to a threefold increase in the number of people volunteering their time compared to previous year.

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Thousands to leave Calais 'Jungle' camp in coming days

One of the main concerns is the fate of the more than one thousand unaccompanied children. However, the Government's handling of the refugee crisis was criticised by shadow home secretary Diane Abbott, who said: "We refused for far too long to go into the camp and identify those who might have a legal right to come to the United Kingdom".

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Battle for Islamic State capital to begin 'within weeks'

Iraqi federal forces, allied with Kurdish peshmerga fighters, have taken a string of towns and villages in a cautious but steady advance over the last week in the face of shelling, sniper fire and suicide auto bombings. "We understand that hundreds of families have now been evicted by Kurdish Security Forces, and are anxious that if the evictions continue, it could significantly complicate the already alarming situation of mass displacement in the region", he said.

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Nearly 100 civilians dead in Turkey-backed Syria op: Monitor

The Turkish president's comments came during an inauguration ceremony for an education facility in the northwestern province of Bursa. "This kind of attack will not stop our fight against Daesh (ISIL)", Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a news conference in the capital Ankara .

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Vatican Bans Cremation for Christians, Calls Scattering of Ashes 'Pantheism'

The Vatican has said that Catholics who want to be cremated can not have their ashes scattered or kept at home. Church leaders also said burial is preferable to cremation. The Vatican document encourages the faithful to recall the significance of death and resurrection within the Christian tradition. "A human cadaver is not trash" and an anonymous burial or scattering of ashes "is not compatible with the Christian faith".

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Violations in Syria Constitute Crimes of Historic Proportions

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the fighting between the Turkey-backed fighters and the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces was concentrated Saturday near the town of Tel Rifaat. A spokesman for the Nour el-Din al-Zinki rebel faction clarified rebels would not target civilians in Aleppo's government-held districts, but warned of collateral damage from an expected offensive to break the government's siege of the rebel-held eastern quarters.

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Why is Game 2 starting early? Cubs vs. Indians

Like the Red Sox (.214 as a team in the Division Series, scoring seven times in three games) and the Blue Jays (.201 in the ALCS, scoring eight times in five games), the Cubs learned the hard way how good this Cleveland pitching staff is.

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Prediction: AT&T-TWX Deal Will Go Through (T, TWX)

AT&T-Time Warner is a union of programming and distribution. The Company operates through three segments: Turner, which consists of cable networks and digital media properties; Home Box Office, which consists of domestic premium pay television and streaming services, and worldwide premium pay, basic tier television services and streaming services, and Warner Bros., which consists of television, feature film, home video and videogame production and distribution.

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Raqqa Offensive Against ISIS to Begin Within Weeks

The city fell in 2014 when the terror group started ravaging the country, naming Mosul as its so-called headquarters in Iraq. Ayrault says coalition forces, in coordination with the United Nations, must take care to protect the civilian population of Mosul .

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Ex-Alberta Premier Jim Prentice killed in plane crash

Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Don MacIntyre released a statement regarding the sudden passing of the former premier. "Jim was a friend and mentor to us all and his dedication to public service was an inspiration to everyone who had the honour of working with him".

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Vatican to mediate in Venezuelan crisis talks

As Venezuela braces for a new wave of nationwide demonstrations against the government, the opposition appears splintered over whether or not to negotiate with an administration they have accused of a launching a " coup d'état ". Maduro reportedly agreed to start a "dialogue" with the opposition, beginning with a meeting scheduled for Sunday, October 30, on the island of Margarita.

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Mosul offensive going faster than expected says Iraq PM

One Kurdish general estimated that the operation would take at least two months . Separately on Thursday, the U.S. said an American soldier had been killed in a roadside bomb attack in northern Iraq . Islamic State (IS) captured Mosul and other large areas of Sunni-populated northern and western Iraq in a lightning offensive in mid-2014. Iraqi forces were also poised to attack nearby Qaraqosh, which was the largest Christian town in Iraq before ISIS swept across the Nineveh plain ...

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China: 50000 evacuated as Typhoon Haima pummels through southern province

Jefferson Soriano, mayor of Tuguegarao, the capital of Cagayan where Haima made landfall, reported badly damaged schools and gymnasiums where people had sought shelter. The state weather forecasting agency said Haima has weakened and is moving away from the country. "Search, rescue and retrieval operations are ongoing", Office of Civil Defense administrator Ricardo Jalad said in a statement.

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Canada trade deal 'still possible' amid hopes of solution to Belgian resistance

The outcome is likely to force the European Union to call off a planned signing summit on Thursday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Politicians in Wallonia , which is smaller than the USA state of New Jersey, argue that the proposed CETA accord - short for Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement - would undermine labour, environment and consumer standards.

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No UN aid for Aleppo until Russia's cease-fire plan guarantees safety also

United Nations humanitarian spokesman Jens Laerke said on Tuesday that the United Nations did not have the security guarantees it requires to carry out humanitarian operations in eastern Aleppo or evacuate sick and wounded people from the Syrian city.

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GA lawmakers voice disapproval after CA vets asked to return bonuses

A scandal over the California Guard's use of bonus money was first unearthed in 2010, when the Sacramento Bee reported that its incentive program had misspent as much as $100 million. However, after a more than $15 million scam unraveled in 2011 from California Guard administrators, it's now the veterans who were unaware of the fraud that are being asked to cough up the cash.

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Canadian nurse accused of killing 8

Losing their father was hard enough, the siblings said , but having to relive it all over again has made it that much worse. "They're just not able to protect themselves, so they really are vulnerable to being hurt if someone in their care circle is not providing appropriate care, or is actually harming them".


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